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Man Held at Gunpoint, Robbed in Greenpoint: NYPD

A man was held at gunpoint and robbed last month in Greenpoint. (NYPD)

March 12, 2019 By Laura Hanrahan

Police are searching for two men wanted for an armed robbery that took place in Greenpoint last month.

On Feb. 22, around 12:15 a.m., a 47-year-old male victim was walking near 50 Eagle St. when he was approached by two unknown men. One of the men pulled out a handgun while the other demanded that the victim hand over his property. They then forced the victim to kneel on the sidewalk and stole his backpack and wallet, containing $250.

The two robbers fled on foot, heading eastbound on Eagle Street. Surveillance footage shows one of the suspects, a black male, wearing a brown coat.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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